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Day 5 of ultra-low carb

Thursday, October 18, 2012      7 comments

I ended up having breakfast at about 10:30 am. I had a nice fritata with zucchini, peppers and mushrooms. I was able to get in a little jogging with the dogs but did not have quite my normal energy level for running yet. I had a few macadamia ... Read more

Weight still dropping fast! Answering questions and comments

Thursday, October 18, 2012      14 comments

The scales were at 128 lbs. today, my lowest weight since I was 14. Amazingly there is still a significant amount of body fat left on my belly and my butt, LOL. I know now that I can easily go down to 124 and not be too skinny, although once m... Read more

Day 4 of ultra low-carb

Wednesday, October 17, 2012      6 comments

My weight was 129.2 pounds this morning. I managed to get two walks with the dogs in but no time for anything else. I did not have time for breakfast, only a cup of coffee with cream and my supplements. Being away from home for most of th... Read more

Day 3 summary and food

Wednesday, October 17, 2012      5 comments

It's been another great day. My daughter's medley relay team made the required time of 2:02.50 for the State swim championships. She will be swimming butterfly for the relay and also still has a chance to qualify for IM (individual medley) or 5... Read more

Two brothers - one survived

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      5 comments

This is a link to Jimmy Moore's blog which is about the loss of his brother 4 years ago. While it describes a very painful experience it also shows how many lives can be saved by eating low-carb.
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Day 3 - I survived, now I' m thriving

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      8 comments

There are a couple of reasons: The physical process of switching to ketosis is done. Some of my feeling a little off yesterday was probably from the chlorine when swimming. My eyes and throat are a little sensitive to it and both were burni... Read more

I survived day 2 of ultra low-carb

Monday, October 15, 2012      9 comments

I did go swimming this morning, didn't swim as much as I wanted to, only 750 yards, because I continued having trouble with my goggles. I also went for 2 walks, on with my daughter on horseback, one with some of the dogs. I only ate lunch at 4... Read more

Low-carb countdown has started!

Monday, October 15, 2012      7 comments

I realized this morning that including yesterday I have 18 days until my next body scan. The good news is that I'm in ketosis as of this morning, it only took 36 hours, and my weight is down 2 lbs. which of course is partly water weight. I'm ... Read more

16 days of radical low-carb ahead

Monday, October 15, 2012      10 comments

Last night I had two lovely ripe pears with yogurt as my dinner. They were sweet and yummy, like all our homegrown fruit that I have enjoyed lately: watermelon, apples and plums. They also had more sugar than what my formerly sugar-addicted body... Read more

Maybe I can be a swimmer after all!

Monday, October 08, 2012      12 comments

I had been trying for well over a year to improve my swimming at least to the level where I can use it as my cardio. I tried some private lessons which helped my technique somewhat. But I did not make swimming a regular occurrence in my life. Pa... Read more

Cholesterol testing - what matters most

Sunday, October 07, 2012      7 comments

Another interesting looking interview by Jimmy Moore:
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Exercise is fun!

Friday, October 05, 2012      3 comments
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Could have been scary! Normal weight and pre-diabetic is possible!

Friday, October 05, 2012      9 comments

I'm talking about what my insulin levels must have been like before starting to eat low-carb. Here is the reason. During my recent blood work my insulin levels were 2.2 which is on the low side. I already know that my fasting glucose levels ar... Read more

2nd strength training session

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      6 comments

It was mostly the same as the last one except I did the planks for 45 seconds each and I did more ab exercises this time. I had a 2nd short workout in the afternoon and repeated a few of the exercises. I was not sore any more from 2 days ago but... Read more

Why eating LESS wheat is a VERY bad idea!

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      13 comments

If you have been cutting down on your wheat consumption, even your whole wheat consumption, thinking that fewer carbs have to be so much better for you please read this blog from Oct.2, 2012 Bi... Read more

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